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Newton Pledges He'll Thrive in NFL

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Listen to Cam Newton. He sounds dead serious.

"I refuse to be a statistic," declares the quarterback expected to be drafted No. 1 overall by the Carolina Panthers.

"When I get to the NFL, I never want it to be, 'Cam got around the wrong people.' Or, 'Cam didn't know how to handle his money.' Or, 'Cam didn't learn the system.' I refuse to do anything that's going to be detrimental to me making the most of this opportunity."

Newton, who turns...

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